Tuen's Blog

Infrequent diary of a procrastinator

Old home

On one of the days in Singapore, I made a wrong turn and found ourselves near our old neighbourhood in Springside. So we decided to drive in and take a look at our old home. The home has been somewhat renovated, but it was the compactness of the whole housing estate that struck us, now [...]

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Back in Melbourne

We arrived safely at Melbourne international airport yesterday morning. We are back to our usual routine already, and I’m posting this whilst sitting in the car waiting for Jerome to finish his school sports. Thanks to all who made our Singapore visit a memorable and comfortable experience.

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Visit with 8th Aunt

We went to visit 8th aunt this afternoon. She is looking very well and is keeping healthy, gardening and looking after the grandkids.

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Visit with Jeya

We visited Jeya and our 3 godchildren and had a nice dinner at their home.  The kids have grown up and are now young adults. Time does fly!

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Cult Reunion

What’s left of the cult had a reunion of sorts at Bruno’s home last night. We had sumptious local food and spent a great time catching up with everyone, including the young ones who are now young adults! Thanks Bruno and Chris, for the hospitality and for opening up your home.

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Sr. Joy

We visited Sr. joy this morning at Lorong Low Koon. Yes she still remembers us! We passed on some items from Fr. Pat, and she in turn has passed us items to be brought back to Melbourne. We also met Sr. Geraldine and Sr. Lily. Oh, Mary brought her durians and she smelt them even [...]

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Singapore weather …

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Tea with Lopezs

On Saturday, after lunch at my parents’ place, we went over to the Lopezs’ for tea. I’m going to put on weight I expect!

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Flight to Singapore

I’m writing this on the plane on our way to Singapore. We are going for a short visit to see our relatives. I’ve watched two movies so far: Abducted and Margin Call. Margin Call was especially good. I would recommend it to everyone. We should be landing in a couple of hours. I might be [...]

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Singapore Elections

I think a majority of Singaporeans must suffer from Stockholm Syndrome. Else how to explain the anomalous massive majority (in terms of number of seats) of the ruling PAP party, election after election! Let’s hope this latest election is the beginning of the end of one party rule.

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